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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Direct Hire position – Broadband Development Officer / Chesapeake VA – (JOB-19684). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!
Broadband Development Officer
Local Candidates Only
Permanent residents only, no c/c.
This individual will be managing a 170-mile fiber network that began construction in Summer 2022. Leading a team of six, the Broadband Development Officer will and oversee and coordinate the activities of the municipal Connects network within the Department of Information Technology.
The municipal initiative to enable high-speed internet working across all City and School facilities and also incentivize private Internet providers to build and offer service to the municipalities citizens.
The Broadband Development Officer requires the incumbent to:
oversee the remainder of the project build-out
- hire support staff
- direct and monitor daily operations
- develop business relationships to further the commercial aspect of the network
The ideal candidate would have:
- A strong understanding of and belief in the potential of city-supported and run networks
- a mixture of technical acumen to guide the day-to-day operations of the network and long-term strategic thinking to drive a vision for Municipal Connects
- the entrepreneurial spirit required to create a network that drives economic development and value for the municipality.
Connects is the municipalities initiative to enable high-speed internet working across all City and School facilities and also incentivize private Internet providers to build and offer service to all the municipal citizens.
The role includes promoting the long-term vision of the fiber network and creating and executing a roadmap to successfully provide network access for the city while also supporting local economic development.
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, information technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this class requires a minimum of seven years of related, full-time equivalent experience.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: A valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required. CCNA or CCNP certification is preferred.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term departmental needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
Nice to Have Qualifications
Eight years of related experience with complex projects, broadband system operations, network implementations, and managing budgets; including 5 years of progressively responsible leadership experience.
Experience with sales, fiber optic backbone management, telecom industry and wireless overlay networks, project management, and/or product management experience preferred.
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No second parties will be accepted.